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Classic Concepts in Anthropology
ISBN: PB: 9780990505082, HAU, May 2018
280 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm,
The late anthropologist Valerio Valeri (1944-1998) was best known for his substantial writings on societies of Polynesia and eastern Indonesia. This volume, however, presents a lesser-known side of Valeri's genius through a dazzlingly erudite set of...
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£22,00
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Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions, Volume 10, Part 1: Cotzumalhuapa
ISBN: PB: 9780873658683, Harvard University Press, February 2018
64 pp., 38.1x30.5 cm, 27 halftones, 22 line illus., 2 maps, 1 site plan
Since 1975, the Peabody Museum has been publishing "The Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions", a unique series of folio volumes with the goal to document all known Maya inscriptions and their associated figurative art. This is the first of four...
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£54,00
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Critical Norths Space, Nature, Theory
ISBN: PB: 9781602233195, University of Alaska Press, May 2017
300 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 12 halftones, 5 tables
For millennia, "the North" has held a powerful sway in Western culture. Long seen through contradictions – empty of life yet full of promise, populated by indigenous communities yet ripe for conquest, pristine yet marked by a long human history – it...
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£34,00
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Crying for Our Elders African Orphanhood in the Age of HIV and AIDS
ISBN: PB: 9780226437545, ISBN: HB: 9780226437408, University of Chicago Press, March 2017
248 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 16 halftones
The HIV/AIDS epidemic in Africa has defined the childhoods of an entire generation. Over the past twenty years, international NGOs and charities have devoted immense attention to the millions of African children orphaned by the disease. But in "Cryin...
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£79,00
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Competing Norms State Regulations and Local Praxis in sub-Saharan Africa
ISBN: PB: 9783593506531, Campus Verlag, February 2017
271 pp., 21.6x14 cm, 1 line drawing, 2 maps
States in sub-Saharan Africa, as anywhere else, are vested with the authority to implement laws and sanction their application. But in spite of a growing emphasis in Africa on participatory approaches to legislation, little research has focused on th...
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£28,00
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Creative Alaska A Ten-Year Retrospective of Support for Alaska Artists, 2004-2013
ISBN: HB: 9781602232853, University of Alaska Press, February 2017
340 pp., 27.3x27.3 cm, 232 colour plates
Alaska has long been a nurturing home for artists, with its stunning natural beauty, rich cultural life, and unique communities. In recent years, artists in Alaska have had an additional source of support: the awarding of annual grants to craftsmen,...
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£37,00
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Conquest and Community The Afterlife of Warrior Saint Ghazi Miyan
ISBN: PB: 9780226372600, ISBN: HB: 9780226372570, University of Chicago Press, November 2016
240 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 4 halftones
Few topics in South Asian history are as contentious as that of the Turkic conquest of the Indian subcontinent that began in the twelfth century and led to a long period of Muslim rule. How is a historian supposed to write honestly about the bloody h...
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£22,00
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£67,00
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Ciulirnerunak Yuuyaqunak/Do Not Live Without an Elder The Subsistence Way of Life in Southwest Alaska
ISBN: PB: 9781602232976, University of Alaska Press, October 2016
400 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 52 halftones, 4 maps
In October of 2010, six men who were serving on the board of the Calista Elders Council (CEC) gathered in Anchorage with CEC staff to spend three days speaking about the subsistence way of life. The men shared stories of their early years growing up...
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£30,00
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Comparing Impossibilities Selected Essays of Sally Falk Moore
ISBN: PB: 9780986132551, HAU, June 2016
325 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm,
Few scholars have had a more varied career than Sally Falk Moore. Once a lawyer for an elite New York law firm, her career has led her to the Nuremberg trials where she prepared cases against major industrialists, to Harvard, to the Spanish archives...
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£26,00
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Cultural Landscape Heritage in Sub-Saharan Africa
ISBN: HB: 9780884024101, Harvard University Press, April 2016
452 pp., 26.8x21.6 cm, 141 colour illus., 27 halftones, 6 line illus., 6 tables
Sub-Saharan Africa is one of the longest occupied and least studied landscapes on earth. While scholarship has been attentive to images of nature made by the region's explorers and settlers and to landscapes of the colonial era – public parks and gam...
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